Compression Springs vs Extension Springs: Which One is More Durable?

Compression Springs Perth, Australia - Boynes Springs
In the world of springs, there are two different types: extension springs and compression springs. Both of these springs work in opposite ways. An extension spring is a coil that contracts or extends when force is applied to it. A compression spring, on the other hand, creates tension when force is applied to it in one direction. Both of these springs have their own set of pros and cons. Depending on your application, one type may be more suitable than another. Before you decide which type of ... Read More

How are springs made? The Boynes definitive spring manufacturing guide.

Tension Springs Perth, Australia - Boynes Springs
We’ve been manufacturing custom springs for 55+ years and it’s safe to say we know a thing or two about the humble spring! At Boynes, we can make a spring out of just about any spring material - always to high standards and tested rigorously while providing you with relevant industry knowledge to ensure your spring does the job right.  So, if you’re asking yourself the question “how are springs made?”, you’ve definitely come to the right place.  The coil spring manufacturing ... Read More

4 things you need to know when custom-designing a spring

Industralia Springs Perth, Australia - Boynes Springs
Need a spring designed from scratch? We’re here to help! But - before we get started - there are a few key things we’ll need to consider. In order for your Boynes Springs consultant to accurately quote your spring, we’ve got to understand what it will be used for and how it will be expected to perform.  Once we’ve got that part sorted, we can get to work custom-building the perfect spring for your unique needs! So, without further ado, here are four things you need to know wh... Read More

Extension Springs vs. Torsion Springs

tension and torsion springs Perth, Australia - Boynes Springs
Clock springs, torsion springs, compression springs, extension springs - you may be surprised about how many different types of springs there really are. And whether you are looking to fix a garage door or design a retractable chair, there isn’t a universal spring that will fit each and every application.  As part of our blog series into the major spring models and the differences between them, we will be taking a look at the difference between extension and torsion springs.  What are ... Read More

Heavy duty springs

Heavy duty springs perth, Australia - Boynes Springs
What are heavy duty springs? Used across a variety of industries, heavy duty springs are applied for use in agricultural equipment, construction, and industrial equipment as well as oil field equipment. As their name suggests, heavy duty springs are compression, extension, or torsion springs that are designed specifically to handle heavy loads or to work with a significant amount of force. Heavy duty compression springs Heavy duty compression springs are implemented in applications where sub... Read More

Small tension springs

Tension Springs Perth
Small tension springs are relatively easy and economical to manufacture, but they are also particularly reliable when it comes to the role they play. What is a small tension spring? These springs are tightly wound in coils, and as their name suggests, are manufactured to function by producing tension. As a load pressures the small tension spring, it will stretch to a specific length in response. When the spring is not under any pressure or has no force exerted on it, the coils touch. A... Read More

Where to buy small springs

Torsion Springs Australia - Boynes Springs
Small springs have many possible applications that range from appliances to medical devices and much more. Boynes Springs has been a trusted supplier of small springs for many years - offering countless clients tailored solutions for their specific needs. Our springs are quality assured and competitively priced. We have a wealth of experience when it comes to springs so if you’re not sure where to buy springs, we can help point you in the right direction. Choosing the right small spri... Read More